Kingfisher Readers: Dinosaur World (Level 3: Reading Alone with Some Help)
For the first time, Kingfisher brings its expertise in beautifully-designed, trusted non-fiction to the sphere of learning to read. This new graded reading scheme will grip children's interest. Developed with literacy experts, the four-level series will guide young readers as they build confidence and fluency in their literacy skills and progress towards reading alone. LEVEL 2 READING ALONE WITH SOME HELP Extent: 32pp; words per page: up to 50 Sentences will become more varied and longer and some more formal vocabulary will be introduced. * Natural language which is clear and precise * High-quality, arresting photos with lots to talk about * Artwork in an attractive variety of styles * Clear design which helps the narrative flow, making obvious links between the text and images * Features to engage readers such as fact boxes, diagrams and graphics, captions, glossary * Prompts to encourage readers to think and talk about the topic * Careful progression over four levels in both language and design features * Helpful advice for parents about sharing books with their children * Online resources for teachers to encourage use in schools
Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of non-fiction for young readers in 1991, she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for Take One: Rubbish and in 1992, she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then, Claire has written more than 100 children's books on a wide range of subjects. Ask Dr K Fisher About Animals was shortlisted for the 2008 Royal Society prizes for Science Books Junior Prize.